20 Things to Never Say to a Stay At Home Mom


February 26, 2013

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Whether or not to stay home is a tough choice many Moms have to make and parents who opt out of jobs to raise kids are often met by a range of comments, from the silly to the downright rude! Here’s a few of the worst things to say to a Stay at Home Mom (SAHM).

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#1   Oh, so you don’t work.

#2  You spend all day with your kids – I can’t imagine how awful that must be.

#3   I’m jealous. I wish my husband was rich, so I wouldn’t have to work either.

#4  So, what do you do all day?

#5   I’m sure you’re not the only one who ever wasted money on a degree.

#6   Awwwh – that explains why your son/daughter is so clingy.

#7   Oh, I assumed your house would be so much cleaner, since you didn’t work

#8   Good for you.

#9   All that freetime – don’t you get bored

#10  It must be nice not to have to work

#11  Aah, that’s so good of your husband to let you do that.

#12  I couldn’t do that , I need to have a life.

#13  When do you plan on getting a real job

#14  Do you feel like, getting your degree was a waste of time

#15  Your husband must do really well, I can’t afford to stay at home.

#16  If I were at home full-time, my house would be spotless

#17  Since you’re not busy could you….. for me?

#18  So, you’re just a Mom

#19  Must be nice being able to drink coffee with friends all day.

#20 That explains why you’re so Mumsy looking.

What about the Working Parents? Read what they put up with in Worst Things to say to a Working Mom

What other thoughtless things have people said to you about your choice to stay at home with your kids – feel free to add more in the comments section below!

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Published On: February 26th, 2013 / Categories: For Parents / Last Updated: March 31st, 2021 / Tags: /

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